ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A dog held on for dear life and survived after being hit by a car in upstate New York.
Police in Rotterdam say the dog escaped her backyard and ran into the street, eventually getting hit and becoming wedged in the car’s grille.READ MORE: Photos Of Lunches Served At Paterson Schools Show Mystery Meats, Puny Portions
They say the driver drove 45 minutes before discovering Coco whimpering for help.READ MORE: Controversial Congestion Pricing Could Cost $9-$35 Per Trip Into Manhattan Depending On E-ZPass Ownership, Many Other Factors
Police were able to pull Coco to safety, but the dog did suffer some broken bones.MORE NEWS: New York Preparing For Potential Staffing Disruptions As Vaccine Deadline Approaches For Health Care Workers
Her owner plans to start a GoFundMe page to help pay for the $4,000 surgery.